Fiji to Issue 100% Clean Energy Climate Change Bond

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Fiji hopes to raise $US 50 million by selling sovereign climate bonds, to fund its transition to 100% renewable energy. Fiji has announced it will issue a sovereign green bond of US$50 million to raise funds for the Pacific nation to tackle climate change. Fiji hopes to raise US$50 million…

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60 scientists call for EPA endangerment finding to be reversed

PRESS RELEASE October 17, 2017 Electricity Consumers Fully Support Scientists’ Letter to EPA Calling for Immediate Reopening of its GHG Endangerment Finding  Key Points:  This Letter from over 60 highly credentialed scientists states that: “We the undersigned are individuals who have technical skills and knowledge relevant to climate science and the GHG Endangerment Finding. We each…

Inoculating forests against forest fires

From the UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO Fighting fires before they spark University of New Mexico research could impact forest management around the world With warm, dry summers comes a deadly caveat for the western United States: wildfires. Scientists say the hot, dry climates found west of the Mississippi, along with decades of fire suppression efforts, are…

Claim: use ‘nature’ to beat climate change

From the NATURE CONSERVANCY and the “beating natural climate change over the head with nature department”…comes this odd press release along with a “we hate cars” graphic. On the plus side, at least they aren’t proposing taxes that will accomplish nothing but line the pockets of special interests. New study finds nature is vital to…